Having a baby is one of the greatest blessings in the world. However, taking care of a baby, especially those below one year old can be very tasking. It comes with huge responsibilities. You need to carry them everywhere you go, feed them constantly, take care of their mess and change their diapers. While some mothers have found this stress easy to cope with, some others still fall short of properly organising and taking care of their babies.
The introduction of baby nappy organiser has helped a lot of nursing mothers better organise and take care of the needs of their babies no matter where they find themselves. A baby diaper organiser is a pack, a bag or a box that helps you properly store all your baby's essentials without taking too much space. It is handy and can easily be carried from one place to the other. With a proper diaper organiser, your problem with organising your baby's diapering items is solved, whenever, wherever.
However, it isn't enough to have a baby diaper caddy, what is more important is knowing the exact items to store inside. There are must-have essential items that must always be in the organizer. Essentially, the items to keep in, depend on certain factors including the age of your baby, where you are using it and the nature of your trip.
Here, we will take a look at the right basic items that must always be in your baby diaper organiser irrespective of the age of the baby or where you are going to use it. Without these eight items, your diaper caddy is of little or no use.
1. Nappies: This is the reason for owing a diaper organiser in the first place. Be careful to always put more than enough diapers in the organiser. Take at least one for each hour you will be out and some extras to be safe. This is an item you must always keep in stock.
2. Wipes: When you are nursing a baby, you will always have a reason to use wipes. Nor just for changing diapers, you will need them to clean sticky hands, dirty surfaces and other mess that accompanies nursing a baby.
3. Hand Sanitizers: You should always be prepared for any situation. When you change your baby's diaper and don't have access to clean water to wash your hands, it is essential to use hand sanitizer.
4. Changing Pad: You can buy a re-usable changing pad, but some mothers prefer to use disposable ones, especially when traveling. It is more convenient and healthy.
5. Extra Cloths: Babies can be unpredictable. You never know when drool or poop explosion will warrant you to change their cloths. It is always advisable to have an extra pair for your babies, especially if you are traveling.
6. Diaper Rash Cream: You never know when rash will strike your baby. It is important to always have a diaper rash cream in your diaper organiser either to apply when rash strikes or to prevent one.
7. Small Toy: Don't underestimate the power of a toy when you are going on a trip with your baby. Sometimes, toys can even be the "thing" that makes a baby's day. Choose toys based on your child's age and nature of your trip. Make sure the toys are portable though, for convenience.
8. Pacifier: If your child uses one, then it is a must you include this among your must-have items in the diaper organiser.
Other items to consider putting inside your diaper organiser include:
- First-aid kit
- Nasal aspirator
- Breast pad (especially for nursing mothers).